primary biliary cirrhosis

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primary biliary cirrhosis

[¦Prīm·ə·rē ‚bil·ē·er·ē sə′rō·səs]
(medicine)
A slowly progressive disease primarily of middle-aged women, caused by an autoimmune destruction of bile ducts that begins as inflammation in and around larger intrahepatic bile ducts and eventually results in liver cell damage.